Tag Archives: CRISPR

Heritable Human Genome Editing? It May Never Be Safe

Katie Hasson recounts the recent failures to edit the human genome.

Prison sentence for creator of first CRISPR babies

Françoise Baylis calls for a critical analysis of the institutional context that contributed to the actions for which He Jiankui has been sentenced to prison.

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.

Genome-Edited Babies – A Cause for Concern

Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.